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  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    for lpg appliances

    for lpg appliances

    • Always use BIS-approved appliances from authentic sources
    • Obtain BIS-approved LPG regulators and Suraksha rubber tubes from authorised LPG distributors only
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    While Receiving Cylinders

    • Check that LPG cylinders have the company seal and safety cap intact
    • If you are not sure about safe use of LPG, ask the delivery person for a demonstration
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    Servicing

    • Get your gas appliances serviced periodically
    • Self-repair is unsafe. Call the Distributor’s mechanic.
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    After Use

    • Empty LPG cylinders must be stored in a cool and well-ventilated place with the safety cap on
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    After Use

    • Remember to turn ‘off’ the regulator knob and then the stove knob every night, before you go to sleep
    • Always keep the regulator knob in ‘off position’ when the cylinder is not in use
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    Before Use

    • Always keep the cylinder in upright position at ground level in a well-ventilated place
    • Always keep the gas stove on a platform above the cylinder level
    • Do not keep the cylinder in a cabinet or in a pit below floor level
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    Before Use

    • Shelves or storage cabinets should not be placed above the hot plate, as reaching out for the containers could cause accidents
    • Do not have curtains on the windows near the gas stove
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    Before Use

    • Keep the LPG cylinder away from other sources of heat
    • Never keep kerosene or other stoves on the floor where an LPG cylinder is in use
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    Before Use

    • Retain the safety cap with nylon thread attached to the cylinder. Fix the cap on to the valve to stop leak, if any
    • Do not store inflammable material like rubber mats, coir, etc. inside the kitchen or above the stove
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    In Case of Leak

    • Open all doors and windows for ventilation
    • Put off all flames, lamps, incense sticks, etc
    • Put the safety cap on the cylinder
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    In Case of Leak

    • Call your distributor or emergency service cell for help
    • LPG being heavier than air, tends to settle at the ground level on leakage. If leakage is noticed, use all available ventilation to disperse the gas
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    In Case of Leak

    • Do not panic
    • Close regulator and burner knobs
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    In Case of Leak

    • Do not operate electrical switches or appliances in the room
    • Isolate the main electrical supply from the outside only
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    While in Use

    • Strike match first, then open burner knob
    • Always use cotton clothes and cotton apron; never use synthetic material like silk, chiffon, etc.
    • Clothing is for wearing, not pan-handling. Use only pot holders
  • LPG Safety tip of the day
    while recieving cylinders

    While in Use

    • Never leave vessels unattended on burners in operation – the content may overflow, extinguishing the flame and causing gas leakage
    • Do not keep electrical appliances like refrigerators inside the kitchen; power fluctuations in them can act as a source of fire, in case of leakage

LPG installation Safety Tips

DISCONNECTING LPG CYLINDERS:

  • Put out all the flames and fires in the kitchen/ room
  • Close all the taps on the burner
  • Turn the switch knob of the regulator from ‘ON’ position to ‘OFF’ position
  • Grip the regulator and pull the bush (black plastic locking ring) up and lift the regulator by giving a gentle swivel. Regulator will thus get detached from the valve
  • Place the safety cap on top of the valve. Press the cap firmly down until a distinct click is heard. Now the empty cylinder can be removed

CONNECTING LPG CYLINDERS:

  • To remove the safety cap, PULL the cord, and LIFT the cap off the valve
  • To mount the regulator on the filled cylinder, carry out the following steps:
  • Ensure the switch knob of the regulator is in the ‘off’ position (‘Off’ letters shown on top.
  • Grip the regulator and pull the black plastic bush up
  • Place the regulator vertically on the valve and press it down with a gentle swivel. Release the black plastic bush and press it down. (you may hear a click sound)..
  • The pressure regulator is now locked.

TO LIGHT THE BURNER:

  • Turn the switch knob anti-clockwise till it is in ‘O’ position. This opens the valve on the LPG cylinder allowing the gas to pass through the regulator to the stove.
  • HOLD a lighted matchstick near the burner head.
  • Turn the knob of the burner to ON position.
  • WHEN YOU HAVE FINISHED USING THE BURNER, TURN THE SWITCH KNOB OF THE REGULATOR CLOCKWISE TO THE ‘OFF’ POSITION.

IF YOU SMELL GAS :

  • Ensure that BURNER KNOBS are in CLOSED position.
  • EXTINGUISH all fires and flames.
  • Do not light a match.
  • Switch OFF the pressure REGULATOR by turning the knob CLOCKWISE TO THE ‘OFF’ POSITION.
  • Open all doors and windows.
  • If gas smell persists; call your Gas Distributor or the Emergency Service Cell.
  • Do not operate electrical switches, DETACH the regulator. Fix the Safety cap on the valve.
  • Remove the cylinder to a safe and ventilated place. Do not bring any naked flame or fire near the cylinder.

FEW SAFETY TIPS FOR COOKING GAS USERS :

The use of Cooking Gas calls for some simple and easy-to-observe safety precautions which help to make your kitchen a "Safety Zone" in your home. So the next time you use gas, don't forget these "Safety tips"

  • Replace your Rubber Tube with ‘Suraksha’ LPG Hose. Suraksha hose is fire retardant hence much safer and has life of 5 years
  • Use cotton Apron while cooking
  • Do not use lighted match stick to check gas leaks. An easy way is to place your thumb on the cylinder valve for a few seconds, in case of profuse leakage you can feel pressure of the leaking gas
  • Soap solution can be used for checking bung/body leaks only
  • A cylinder upright is a cylinder right
  • Shelves or storage cabinets should not be placed above the hot plate reaching out for containers could cause accidents
  • Strike match first, then open burner knob
  • Smell gas? Close regulator and burner knobs. Open all doors and windows.Put off all flames. Do not operate electric switches. Contact your distributor
  • Retain safety cap with nylon thread attached to cylinder. Fix the cap on to the valve to stop leak, if any
  • Put off all flames including Pooja Lamps and Incense Sticks (Agarbattis) before connecting/ disconnecting a cylinder. Do not operate Electric switches/appliances
  • Clothing is for wearing, not for Pan handling. Use only pot holders
  • Never leave vessels unattended on burners in operation - the contents may overflow, extinguish the flame and cause gas leakage
  • Self - repair is unsafe
  • Always keep the Gas stove on a platform above the cylinder level. Never keep cylinder in a pit below floor level
  • Do not place cylinder inside an enclosed compartment
  • Do not have curtains on the windows near gas stove
  • Switch off the regulator every night before going to bed
  • Your kitchen is not a playground - do not allow children to play near the LPG installation
  • Always keep the 'Suraksha' hose uncovered and visible
  • Do not allow direct draught inside the kitchen
  • Get your LPG installation checked every two years
  • Check the Suraksha Hose regularly and replace in case of cracks. Change it before expiry date
  • Always use an ISI marked hotplate and Suraksha hose / Rubber Tube.